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Who the hell is onsas.com? Describing itself as a "leading UK online press distribution and public relations company", onsas.com has embarked upon a sustained spam campaign targeting British journalists. Multiple copies of the same press release -- in bandwidth-wasting Word format -- sent as attachments -- emailed to several journalists on The Register without asking first whether we want them. This is discourteous. Yesterday, one press release sent by Onsas contained a macro virus. This is incompetent. And if you complain -- guess what -- your message is sent to other hacks on the onsas email list. Here's some advice for onsas -- check out The Source to see how journalist services can and should be done. (PR firms take note.) ®

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